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Susanne C. Brenner Elected AAAS Member-at-Large

Susanne Brenner 

Professor Susanne C. Brenner was elected Member-at-Large for the Section on Mathematics of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Her term will begin on February 21, 2017.

Susanne C. Brenner is the Nicholson Professor of Mathematics, and an AMS, SIAM and AAAS Fellow. 

Susanne C. Brenner Co-organizes Trimester Program at Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics

Susanne C. Brenner

Professor Susanne C. Brenner, together with Björn Enquist (UT Austin), Max Gunzburger (FSU), Daniel Peterseim (Bonn) and Marc Alexander Schweitzer (Bonn), is co-organizing a Trimester Program at the Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics at the University of Bonn.

Yuri Antipov's visit to England sponsored by the London Mathematical Society

Yuri Antipov 

Professor Yuri Antipov's visit to England in November 2016 is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant of the London Mathematical Society. He will deliver lectures at Cambridge, the University of Liverpool, Imperial College, Brunel University and the University of Bath.

Yuri Antipov joined the LSU Department of Mathematics in 2002.

Special Session at Joint Meeting in Honor of Gestur Olafsson

Gestur Olafsson 

Professor Gestur Olafsson will be honored with a Special Session at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meeting in Atlanta.  The AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis (in Honor of Gestur Olafsson's 65th birthday) is organized by Jens Christensen (Colgate University) and Susanna Dann (TU Vienna). Speakers include: Sigurdur Helgason (MIT), Toshiyuki Kobayashi (University of Tokyo), Bent Ørsted (Aarhus University), Angela Pasquale (Université de Lorraine), Boris Rubin (LSU). Siddhartha Sahi (Rutgers), Henrik Schlichtkrull (University of Copenhagen) and Robert Stanton (Ohio State).

Gestur Olafsson is the Julian R. & Sidney Nicolle Carruth Endowed Alumni Professor of Mathematics.

Book: Topics in Numerical Partial Differential Equations and Scientific Computing

Book: Topics in Numerical Partial Differential Equations and Scientific Computing Professor Susanne C. Brenner edited the book Topics in Numerical Partial Differential Equations and Scientific Computing as part of the Springer series The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications

Susanne C. Brenner appointed to NSF Advisory Committee

Susanne C. Brenner

Professor Susanne C. Brenner was appointed to the National Science Foundation’s Advisory Committee for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPSAC). The committee currently consists of twelve members, and its task is to "provide advice and recommendations to the National Science Foundation’s programs within the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS). Susanne C. Brenner and Lynne Hillenbrand (Astronomy; California Institute of Technology) are replacing Bruce Elmegreen (Physics; IBM Watson Research Center) and Emery Brown (Computational Neuroscience; Harvard and MIT) on the committee.

Susanne C. Brenner joined the math department in 2006 and is currently the Nicholson Professor of Mathematics. She is a SIAM Fellow (2010), AMS Fellow (2012) and AAAS Fellow (2012).


LSU Math Lab Featured in the News

Middleton Math Lab 3
(Photo: Bogdan Oporowski)

The Daily Reveille as well as the College of Science Newsletter covered the move of the LSU Math Lab from Pleasant Hall to an 8,000 square foot space on the third floor of Middleton Library. The new Math Lab allows approximately 4,000 students a week access to one of the 254 computers.